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Michelle Kasprzak
Works at V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media
Attended Ryerson University
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Recently I wrote a short opinion piece on On Vacation, a political intervention at the Venice Biennale.
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Some great workshops at Fiber Festival this year -- vvvv, Processing, radio transmitter hacking -- get signed up before the places disappear! http://2015.fiberfestival.nl/education/
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HOLO magazine's second issue is coming out this spring... Pre-ordering now available! http://www.creativeapplications.net/holo/holo-2-back-to-the-not-so-distant-future/
Learn more about the making of HOLO 2. Featuring over 30 contributors from a dozen countries and a hefty 200 pages of premium print, HOLO returns and endeavours to be smarter, more substantive, and more special than our first issue.
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Delighted that this project is now out in the wild! Seventeen innovation haiku, a collaboration between the University of Michigan Risk Science Center and V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media.
This past summer, the University of Michigan Risk Science Center partnered with the V2_ Institute for Unstable Media in Rotterdam to creatively explore responsibility and technological innovation.  The result was a book of seventeen haiku on responsible technological innovation. Human inventiveness has been transforming our lives for Millenia.  On average, people are now living longer, healthier, and
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I was hoping to see you at ISEA in Dubai, too bad it did not work out. I did not even meet the V2 reps at all for some reason (lots of people and lots of tracks!) Any chance you'll be at ISEA 2015?
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Ugh, patent trolls...
 
Negative correlation between VC funding and patent troll litigation is found by researchers at MIT's Sloan School of Business.

Via http://TrendSpottr.com/
Heavy patent litigation scared off about $22 billion in VC funding over 5 years.
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Tesla Car builder "open-sourced" their patents
http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/all-our-patent-are-belong-you
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"V2_ was born cool" My talk on eBooks at V2_ at Off the Press, hosted by the Boijmans Museum and Institute for Network Cultures: http://bit.ly/1pvUj8r
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Garbage plate in your mouth -- Garbage plate in your head. Free magazine not about hair or food. Sign up.
Kapsalon is the future. It's a garbage plate invented by a hairstylist. It's also the Dutch word for “hairsalon”. When the guy who ran the hairsalon kept asking for the same weird garbage plate, kapsalon became a national foodie phenomenon. It will soon take over the world's culinary awareness ...
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Are you an ambitious, early career artist (under 35 years and/or graduated no more than 5 years before the time of applying), full of ideas and ready to realize your project this summer? Then apply to the Summer Sessions before the 15th of May by submitting a video, in which you briefly explain your project, the support you need and why you should be a part of the Summer Sessions. 

There will be no extension of the deadline!

Video call: https://vimeo.com/v2unstable/sumses15

For more info, conditions, earlier projects and the application form go to: www.summersessions.net. 
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Exploring responsible innovation through haiku with the University of Michigan's Risk Science Center Risk Science Center http://buff.ly/1AWpMWQ
This past summer, the University of Michigan Risk Science Center partnered with the V2_ Institute for Unstable Media in Rotterdam to creatively explore responsibility and technological innovation.  The result was a book of seventeen haiku on responsible technological innovation. Human inventiveness has been transforming our lives for Millenia.  On average, people are now living longer, healthier, and
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Download the latest free ebook in the Blowup series!
 
New Materials New Methods (Blowup Reader 8) — V2_Institute for the Unstable Media
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Sign this.... get the awful scooters out of Amsterdam's already overclogged bike paths!
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I wrote about the art market and the digital collectible in my monthly column for Akimbo: http://akimbo.ca/atblog/?id=85
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Writer, curator.
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  • V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media
    Curator, 2011 - present
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Writer. Curator. Weightlifter.
Introduction
Peripatetic Canadian culture pundit
Education
  • Ryerson University
    Image Arts, 1996 - 2000
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
    Arts Visuels et Médiatiques, 2003 - 2006
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